by Darius Kazemi, November 15 2019
RFC-319 is titled “Network host status”. It's authored by Ellen Westheimer of BBN and dated March 21, 1972.
The technical content
The numbers, from February 28 to March 10:
- 77 dead
- 85 open
- 12 half open
- 6 timed out
We are at about 57% online status for the longest-running ARPANET servers, and 47% online overall. Slow and steady improvements for the last few such reports.
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